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HIV/AIDS on rise in India

The disease is not confined to the high-risk group but is spreading in rural areas and among the general public.

india Updated: Aug 26, 2006 23:48 IST

Sexually transmitted diseases and AIDS are on the rise in India, said the President of Indian Association of Dermologistis, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL), Dr Suresh Joshipur in Purulia on Saturday.

The disease is not confined to the high-risk group but is spreading in rural areas and among the general public, Joshipur told a national seminar.

One hundred specialist physicians from Chennai, Patna, Rajkot, Varanasi and Kolkata attended the seminar.